Yvonne Orji Net worth: $1.5 million
Yvonne Orji has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. She is a Nigerian-American comedian and actress. She is best known for her role in the television series Insecure (2016-2021)
Yvonne Orji Biography
Yvonne Anuli Orji (born December 2, 1983) is a Nigerian-American comedian and actress. She is best known for her role in the television series Insecure (2016-2021), for which she received three NAACP Image Awards and a Primetime Emmy nomination.
At George Washington University, she earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts as well as a master’s degree in public health. She was inspired to do comedy as a graduate student after performing stand-up in a beauty pageant’s talent competition.
Orji moved to New York City in 2009 after finishing graduate school to pursue a career in comedy.
She landed the role of Molly on Insecure in 2015 without an agent or any prior acting experience.
In 2021, she began work on a Disney+ series titled First Gen. Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo produce the show, which is based on her personal life. Orji is the author of the book Jesus Got You Fooled.
In 2017, she delivered a speech titled “The Wait is Sexy” at TEDxWilmingtonSalon. She explains her reasons for not having sex before marriage in the talk.
She hosted the HBOMax romantic comedy reality dating show “My Mom, Your Dad,” which debuted earlier this year. She will also co-host the International Emmy Awards in 2021.